Plan International

  • A Advocate
  • I Implementer

Description

Founded in 1937, Plan International is a development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners. We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We engage people and partners to: Empower children, young people and communities to make vital changes that tackle the root causes of discrimination against girls, exclusion and vulnerability; Drive change in practice and policy at local, national and global levels through our reach, experience and knowledge of the realities children face; Work with children and communities to prepare for and respond to crises and to overcome adversity; Support the safe and successful progression of children from birth to adulthood.

Primary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Program/Project Implementation

Secondary Functions

  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Policy Development/Implementation

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed

Attainment

  • Post-secondary
  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Vocational training

Quality

  • School quality
  • School-related gender-based violence

Skills

  • Civics education
  • Literacy
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Female genital mutilation/cutting
  • Food/water security
  • Masculinities/boys
  • Migration
  • Nutrition
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls’ education funders

Current girls' education partners

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Locations and contact information Back to Top

Website

Plan International

Headquarters location(s)

  • Surrey, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Country offices

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Bolivia, Plurinational State of
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Republic of Korea
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • United States of America
  • Viet Nam
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

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Projects Back to Top

Research Project/Report/Study

Evaluation of the Nia Project

Project/Program

Financial Education for Girls Program

Research Project/Report/Study

Building back equal: girls back to school guide

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Health and Rights

Research Project/Report/Study

The Nia Project

Project/Program

Ending Violence

Advocacy Campaign/Project

COVID-19: Policy Brief and Recommendations: Strengthening efforts to prevent and respond to school-related gender-based violence as schools reopen

Project/Program

Access to Education for All Children in Mali Project (PACETEM)

Project/Program

Reprodutiva

Network/Convening/Conference

Global Education Coalition

Research Project/Report/Study

Gender Advocates Data Hub

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Bridging the Gender Digital Divide

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

With and For Girls Collective

Research Project/Report/Study

Adolescent Girls Initiative - Kenya

Research Project/Report/Study

Living Under Lockdown: Girls and COVID-19

Project/Program

Break Free Program

Project/Program

Girls' Education Program

Advocacy Campaign/Project

In Solidarity With Girls: Gender and Education in Crisis

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Face Your Peers: A Youth Peer Education Guide Against Sexual Exploitation

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Because I Am a Girl

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Stand with adolescent girls and young women during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Learning Must Go On: Recommendations for keeping children safe and learning, during and after the COVID-19 crisis

Advocacy Campaign/Project

Girls Get Equal

Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Girls' Education Challenge

Project/Program

Fit for Future

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